The slack-api is a Haskell Library that works with and provides bindings to the Slack Real Time Messaging API. Authored by Matthew Pickering, users can program their own Slack bots using the functionality found in Web.Slack.
MuleSoft has launched a major upgrade to its Anypoint Platform for APIs, aimed at assisting businesses to take a design-first approach to their API strategy. The newest additions include Anypoint API Portal, Mule Studio with APIkit (an Eclipse-based GDE), and Anypoint API Manager.
Microsoft confirmed that it is acquiring code repository and collaboration service GitHub in a deal valued at $7.5 billion, making it the third largest purchase in Microsoft's history behind LinkedIn and Skype. Rumors that it was in talks to buy GitHub had been circulating for a week.